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Veronica Grace BOLAND

(1899-1982)

BOLAND, Veronica Grace, (wife of Patrick J. Boland), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pa., March 18, 1899; attended the public schools and Scranton Technical High School; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-seventh Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband, United States Representative Patrick J. Boland (November 3, 1942-January 3, 1943); was not a candidate for reelection to the Seventy-eighth Congress; died on June 19, 1982, in Scranton, Pa.; interment in Cathedral Cemetery.

Bibliography

”Veronica Grace Boland” in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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